"The ASEA agency is tackling the incident that is currently ongoing at the Lazaro Cardenas oil refinery in Minatitlan, the state of Veracruz. The incident is associated with the inflammation of a fuel pump," ASEA director Angel Carrizales said late Wednesday.
Mexican media reported an explosion before the fire, citing eyewitnesses.
Mexique : L'incendie et l'explosion ont touché la tour 5 de la raffinerie Pemex de Minatitlán, dans l'état de Veracruz.— Rebecca Rambar (@RebeccaRambar) April 8, 2021
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There are no reports of casualties in the incident.